Other Published Work


“It Will Look Like a Sunset” was the essay that inspired this book, and it can be found at Guernica.

“I Had No Idea My Husband Was Abusing Me” at Good Housekeeping

“The Early Evenings Club” at Psychology Today

“Spoons” at Gulf Coast

“Mates” at Gulf Coast

“Poppies” at The Rumpus

“I Was Raped / I Was Battered” (co-written with Melissa Ferrone) at Guernica

“It Was Once Like This Before” at The Collagist

“The Sharp Point in the Middle” at PANK

Other essays can be found in print in The Los Angeles Review, Slice,  Denver Quarterly, and other literary magazines.

Criticism and Commentary:

“What ‘Due Process’ Means To a Survivor Like Me” at Glamour

“Why Has the Media Mostly Ignored the Intimate Partner Violence Against Lindsay Lohan?” at The Daily Dot

“When You Blame Amber Heard, You Blame Me Too” at Guernica

“Can Confessional Writing be Literary?” at Brevity

“Simple Strategies for Getting Through the Hellish Landscape and Existential Loneliness of Memoir Writing” at Brevity